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President Biden delivers remarks on the Hudson Tunnel project during an event at a New York rail yard Tuesday. (Kevin Lamarque/Reuters)

Today, President Biden pledged that his administration will ensure that a long-delayed plan to revitalize the rail corridor between New York and New Jersey comes to fruition, calling it “one of the biggest, most consequential projects in the country.” Biden announced a nearly $300 million grant to help complete an early phase of the Hudson Tunnel project, part of the broader Gateway Program. “I promise you we’re going to get it done, folks,” Biden said, as he touted an infusion of federal funds from the bipartisan infrastructure law he signed in 2021.

On Capitol Hill, embattled Rep. George Santos (R-N.Y.) told House Republicans that he will step down temporarily from his committee assignments amid multiple investigations into his campaign finances after he lied about key aspects of his biography.

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